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Cover for Control principles and methods.

Communicable diseases control principles and methods are tackled in this book chapter. Among the methods mentioned are vaccination, environmental control, vector control, drug therapy and mass drug administration. Other forms of control methods are also described.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control strategy and organization.

Highlighted in this chapter is communicable disease control strategy and organization. Topics covered include investigation of an outbreak, surveillance, control and eradication, campaigns and general programmes, control organization and social factors in control programmes.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

An overview of notification and health regulations in communicable diseases is presented in this chapter. Coverage are international health regulations, national health regulations for selected countries, special surveillance guidelines and vaccination requirements.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides an explanation on the criteria used for classifying infectious diseases. The communicable diseases in this book are divided into the following: water-washed diseases; faecal-oral diseases; foodborne diseases; diseases of soil contact; diseases of water contact; skin...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin infections.

The emphasis of this chapter is skin infections. Included in the discussion for each disease are description of the organism involved, clinical features of the infection, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New and emerging diseases.

The emphasis of this chapter is new and emerging diseases. Detailed discussions on the following topics are given: the man-human connection in disease transmission; avian influenza and its implications; pox diseases; arboviruses; hospital infection and antibiotic-resistant organisms; and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This concluding chapter provides a list of some of the important communicable diseases affecting man and animals worldwide. The list includes brief information on disease clinical features, agent, means of transmission, control method and incubation period.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of infectious diseases transmitted via the oral-faecal route, such as those of gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-borne diseases.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of various foodborne infectious diseases, including those of food poisoning (i.e., salmonellosis, fish poisoning, food...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of water contact-related infectious diseases, including those for schistosomiasis, dracunculiasis and Buruli ulcer.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter

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